Non-uptake of colposcopy in a resource-poor setting.

  title={Non-uptake of colposcopy in a resource-poor setting.},
  author={Chibuike Ogwuegbu Chigbu and Uzo U. Aniebue},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={113 2},
OBJECTIVE To determine the rate of acceptance/refusal of colposcopy and the reasons for refusal by women referred for the procedure in southeast Nigeria. METHODS An audit was performed of the computerized database for all women referred for colposcopy at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, from August 1, 2009, to July 31, 2010. The characteristics of those who accepted colposcopy were compared with those who refused the procedure. An interviewer-administered questionnaire was… CONTINUE READING